Pieces From ‘Blown Away’ Season Two to Go on View at Corning Museum of Glass

These days, there’s a reality competition show for just about everything, from baking to fashion to pottery. But Netflix’s Blown Away—in which expert glassblowers compete for prizes including a residency at the Corning Museum of Glass in upstate New York—is especially worth a watch. There are no amateurs in sight, and watching the contestants work with delicate materials in high […]

Tour This Cozy Rockaway Escape

New York is known for bright lights, fast walkers, loud horns, and tall buildings. But out on the skinny Rockaway peninsula that dangles off Queens like a loose thread, it’s another world. Down a dirt path just steps from Jamaica Bay (and only a short bike ride from the subway), a young photo agent has set up house in an […]

A Forgotten Airport Has Been Revamped Into a Thriving Public Park

French landscape architects Mosbach Paysagistes have created an ecological oasis on the grounds of a former airport outside the bustling city of Taichung, Taiwan. The sprawling layout of the park uses the original topography of the airport to create numerous installations, fields, and vantage points. Roughly based on philosopher Rudolf Steiner’s “Principle of the 12 Senses,” the architects set out […]

Designers Take to Instagram to Share Joy-Filled Inauguration Day Posts

“Fear never builds the future, but hope does.” That was the President Joe Biden quote that seemed to resonate most on Inauguration Day with designer Nicole Hollis, at least according to her Instagram. The San Francisco–based decorator was one of many industry professionals who shared their joy, and relief, on this remarkable day.  Both Jeremiah Brent and Nate Berkus were […]

Andre Mellone Unveils Manhattan Project, $175 Million Hamptons Listing Makes Waves, and More Real Estate News

A Star-Studded Property Reveals a New Unit The first model residence at 17 Jane, Sir David Chipperfield’s new West Village boutique condominium, has been completed by AD100 firm ASH NYC. The elegant property offers a contemporary response to the surrounding 19th-century brownstones with white wide-plank oak flooring, marble slabs, and handcrafted stonework throughout. Developer Edward J. Minskoff has imbued the […]

Matt Damon Lists Pacific Palisades Home for $21 Million

Actor, producer, and writer Matt Damon is selling his home in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles for $21 million. The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom dwelling, purchased by Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso, in 2012 for $15 million, appears quite modern from the outside, but plenty of mahogany wood details lend a warm and natural aesthetic inside. The main living […]